BMW Group sold over 78,000 plug-in cars in year-to-date, up 63.7 percent

The BMW Group’s range of nine electrified vehicles boosted their sales by a total of 63.7% in the first ten months of 2017, with a total of 78,096 delivered to customers. In October, BMW i and iPerformance vehicles made up around 8% of total BMW sales in the USA, France, the UK and the Netherlands, with electrified […]

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BMW Group Electrifies Los Angeles Auto Show

Reinforcing its commitment to offer 25 electrified models –12 of which will be purely electric – by 2025, BMW Group will showcase five electric vehicles at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show including the North American premieres of the BMW i Vision Dynamics, MINI Electric Concept, BMW i3s, and a World Premiere vehicle that will […]

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BMW Group Electrifies Los Angeles Auto Show

Reinforcing its commitment to offer 25 electrified models –12 of which will be purely electric – by 2025, BMW Group will showcase five electric vehicles at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show including the North American premieres of the BMW i Vision Dynamics, MINI Electric Concept, BMW i3s, and a World Premiere vehicle that will […]

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BMW, Daimler, VW and Ford to Launch EV Charging Network in Europe

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche today announced joint venture IONITY that will develop and implement a High-Power Charging (HPC) network for electric vehicles across Europe. Launching approximately 400 HPC stations by 2020, IONITY will make long-distance journeys easier and marks an important step for electric vehicles. […]

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BMW Group plug-in sales account for 5.5% of total group sales in US

Sales of BMW Group electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles increased 20.6 percent to 15,595 through October 2017 (YTD), accounting for 5.5 percent of total BMW Group sales in the US. Currently, BMW offers six electrified vehicle models in the US, including the BMW i3 and BMW i8, as well as the BMW i Performance […]

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BMW Group adopts new approaches for a more sustainable battery cell supply chain

Cobalt is one of the key components in production of electrified vehicles and is used in significant quantities in high-voltage batteries for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. The challenge facing companies that work with cobalt as a raw material is that risks related to environmental standards and human rights cannot be completely eliminated in cobalt […]

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100,000th BMW i3 rolls off assembly line in Leipzig; BMW opens large-scale battery storage in Leipzig

The BMW Group continues to build on its leading international role in the field of electro-mobility, as the 100,000th BMW i3 rolled off the production line at the company’s Leipzig plant today. The BMW i3 has played a major part in making the BMW Group one of the most successful suppliers of electrified vehicles worldwide. […]

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Magna Joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye on Autonomous Driving

The BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye, an Intel company, are on a mission to deliver a self-driving, flexible vehicle platform by 2021. Magna joins as a Tier 1 technology integrator and will help automakers industrialize and customize the domain controller designed by BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye. Through this collaboration, the BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye […]

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BMW Group Electrified Global Sales Top 10,000 In September

BMW Group sales of electrified vehicles in the first three quarters of 2017 have exceeded those achieved in the whole of 2016; in September, electrified sales topped the 10,000 mark for the first time in a single month. With the company’s electrified line-up already totalling nine models, a total of 10,786 (+50.5%) BMW i, BMW […]

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